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Should I remove Intel Identity Protection Technology?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,005
United States Rank #830
Reach 0.6880%


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Intel Identity Protection Technology

What is Intel Identity Protection Technology?  (from Intel)

Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT) helps provide a simple, tamper-resistant method for protecting access to your customer and business data from threats and fraud. As a feature in all Intel inspired Ultrabook™ devices and the latest business PCs utilizing Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors, Intel IPT can be ...  Read more


Intel Identity Protection Technology is a software program developed by Intel. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The programs's main executable is jhi_service.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.37 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 1.15 MB (1,204,714 bytes). The installed file IntelWebAPIUpdaterActiveX.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 57% of users of Intel Identity Protection Technology come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\Services\IPT\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C01A86F5-56E7-101F-9BC9-E3F1025EB779}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.15 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Identity Protection Technology

Program executable:jhi_service.exe
Name:Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel IPT Host Interface Service
Signed by:Intel® Identity Protection Technology Software
Path:C:\Program Files\Intel\Services\IPT\jhi_service.exe
Intel Identity Protection Technology (Intel IPT) with Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is a second factor authentication for business and Web services that validates when a legitimate user—not malware—is logging in from a trusted PC. This...
Additional files:
  • IntelWebAPIIPTActiveX.dll - Intel(R) Identity Protection Technology (Intel IPT Web API)
  • IntelWebAPIUpdaterActiveX.dll - Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel WebAPI Updater - Installs and updates Intel WebAPIs)
  • jhi.dll - Intel IPT Host Interface DLL
  • jhi_servicePS.dll - Intel IPT Host Interface PS DLL
  • jhi_servicePS64.dll
  • jhi64.dll
  • npIntelWebAPIIPT.dll - Inte IPT Web API
  • npIntelWebAPIUpdater.dll
  • otpIha.dll - Intel IPT Host Agent DLL
  • otpIha64.dll
  • EPIDProv.dll - iglhsip32 Dynamic Link Library
  • EPIDProv64.dll - iglhsip64 Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npIntelWebAPIUpdater.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npIntelWebAPIUpdater.dll'.
  • npIntelWebAPIIPT.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npIntelWebAPIIPT.dll'.
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • npIntelWebAPIUpdater.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'updater' with a plugin key of '@intel-webapi.intel.com/Intel WebAPI updater' for all users of the PC.
  • npIntelWebAPIIPT.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'ipt' with a plugin key of '@intel-webapi.intel.com/Intel WebAPI ipt;version=1.2.22' for all users of the PC.
  • jhi_service.exe runs as a service named 'jhi_service' (jhi_service) "Intel(R) Identity Protection Technology Host Interface Service - Allows applications to access the local Intel Identity Protection Technology".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.37 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000157409%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000857%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000717%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:17,590
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:6 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Intel Identity Protection Technology?

You can uninstall Intel Identity Protection Technology from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Intel(R) Identity Protection Technology, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Intel Identity Protection Technology.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Intel Identity Protection Technology you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 87%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.61%
Windows 10 12.11%
Windows XP 0.26%
Windows Vista 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.34%
Windows 7 Professional 30.58%
Windows 10 Home 7.04%
Windows 10 Pro 3.10%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.18%
  United Kingdom 4.02%
  Germany 3.45%
  Italy 3.45%
  Canada 3.18%
  France 3.02%
  Australia 1.66%
  Netherlands 1.66%
  Spain 1.62%
  India 1.34%
  Brazil 1.18%
  Sweden 1.17%
  Mexico 1.15%
  Belgium 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 76.48%
Dell 10.17%
Lenovo 9.86%
Sony 2.80%
Intel 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 17.25%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 8.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.77%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 6.34%
Dell OptiPlex 390 2.26%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com

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nanciewandaover a year ago
Thank you thank you thank you for this wonderfully understandable explanation of Intel IPT. I just wasted an hour searching the Intel site for info and found nothing. In 5 minutes, you explained it all. Thank you so much! Your site is permanently bookmarked!! :-)